"A Fool's History Pt. 1" as written by and Dempsey/hyndman/ashworth....
Everything's understood, nothing more to know
You sleep by the river & walk yourself home
You're picked up by the breeze & put back on your feet
It shows you a way back to

Triggers & loopholes in the back of your mind
Bare foot & walking home in the still morning light
Got one last chance to make it all alright
So come & sit next to me & I'll tell you everything
Another fool's history

Innocent bystanders captured in the frame
Unfinished business
That don't show on your face
Standing in the doorway between decisions unmade
But you'll never know, you'll never know

So come now & leave all your sirens & cry
& you & me, we can stay quiet one time
We'll throw up all the windows & we'll turn out the lights
We're laying here listening, the night telling everything
Some other fool's history

So come on now, come on now
So come on now, come on now

To triggers & loopholes in the back of your mind
Bare foot & walking home in the still morning light
I got one last match to set it all alight
But it's not what it seems to be
& nobody's listening to another fool's history
Who's blindfolded memory will just deny everything
The cause of your misery is never deciphering
Your heart slowly whispering
To think you've seen everything
You think you've seen everything


Lyrics submitted by EmotionSickness13

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    General CommentAwesome stuff. I reckon it's about pouring your heart out to a one-nighter.

    Hence the lying there listening to someone's life story (fool's history).

    Part I, I presume, is because it's the first night and they don't know if it's going to go anywhere or not.
    mattisyourheroon September 23, 2007   Link

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